Europa League Group Stage Draw
Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City and Wigan Athletic learned their fate today when the Europa League group stage draw was made.
Tottenham easily dismissed Dinamo Tbilsi 8-0 on aggregate while the Swans found it a bit tougher against Petrol Ploiesti but still ran out 6-3 winners on aggregate despite losing away 2-1 in the play-off matches.
Spurs were in pot one while Swansea and Wigan were located in group two.
Wigan, after winning last year’s FA Cup in a dramatic style against Manchester City, automatically went in at the group stage.
Tottenham were drawn in Group K along with Anzhi Makhachkala, FC Sheriff and Tromso.
Valencia, Kuban Krasnodar and St. Gallen will play Swansea in Group A.
Wigan will face Rubin Kazan, Maribor and Zulte Waregam in Group D.
The Groups in full:
Group A- Valencia, Swansea, Kuban, St. Gallen
Group B- PSV, Dinamo Zagreb, Chornomorets Odesa , Ludogorets
Group C- Standard Liege, Salzburg, Elfsborg, Esbjerg
Group D- Rubin, Wigan, Maribor, Zulte Waregam
Group E- Fiorentina, Dnipro, Pacos Ferreira, Pandurri
Group F- Bordeaux, APOEL, Eintracht Frankfurt, M. Tel-aviv
Group G- Dynamo Kyiv, Genk, Rapid Wien, Thun
Group H- Sevilla, Freiburg, Estoril, Liberec
Group I- Lyon, Betis, Guimares, Rijeka
Group J- Lazio, Trabonspor, Legia, Apollon
Group K- Tottenham, Anji, Sheriff, Tromso
Group L- AZ, PAOK, M. Haifa, Shakter
The first match day will be on the 19th of September.